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The articles.

Articles Fill in the gaps:

English is quite often _ language of choice when speaking to _ international audience at _ conference.

  1. a, an, the
  2. an, a, the
  3. the, a, an
  4. the, an, a
  5. an, the, a

The two articles in English are a/an and the. The word a (which becomes an when the next word begins with a vowel (a, e, i, o, u) is called the indefinite article because the noun it goes with is indefinite or general. The word the is known as the definite article and indicates a specific thing.